Lace up your shoes and join the fun with this family-friendly race through the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk!
Continue the fun after the race is over and go on rides, play games and enjoy the beach!
Sign up before September 30 for a $5 discount!
Online registration ends October 30. Onsite registration available on event day from 6:30am-8am at the Season Pass/Group Services Office.
This is a non-competitive race that you can experience with friends and family. Every finisher gets a medal! Run, jog, or walk along the course.
1K- Every finisher gets a medal PLUS top finishers from each category get two attractions tickets (valid for Mini Golf, Laser Tag, Fright Walk, or Laser Maze—sorry not valid for bowling).
5K- Every finisher gets a medal PLUS top finishers from each category get two Boardwalk All-Day Rides Wristbands.
Parking is available in the Boardwalk's various parking lots for $15. Street parking is also available.
Starting line is in the Boardwalk Colonnade near the Pirate Ship.
Yes, stick around and enjoy the park! Once you register you will be given a discount code for $8 off Ride Wristband for race day.
Parents are welcome to run with their registered child (under 12 years old) in the 1K. Parents and children must both be registered for the 5K run.
Yes, strollers are allowed.
Yes, we are pleased to offer BibChip timing with a shotgun start.
The event will be held rain or shine. Sorry, we cannot issue refunds. Registrations are non-transferable to another person.
This year a portion of all registrations will go to Camp Opportunity, a free camp for kids in foster care in Santa Cruz County
No, for the safety of all participants, we do not allow animals at our race.
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